Find out details about the transmission of Bahia x Santos where to watch, refereeing and lineups. The duel that opens the agenda of the 24th round of the Brasileirão Série A takes place at Arena Fonte Nova, in Salvador; with kick-off scheduled for 8pm (Brasília time).
With teams flirting with relegation this season, the duel between Esquadrão and Peixe is worth a lot for both. Below, more information about Bahia x Santos where to watch.
Bahia x Santos where to watch live
Located well below the table, the duel between Bahia and Santos is shown live and exclusively on channels Premiere (Pay-per-View).
O Bahia struggles to distance itself from the Z4 at this point in the competition. After fluctuating a lot under the command of Portuguese Renato Paiva, the club’s management changed coaches, and Rogerio Ceni took over the role in the tricolor team.
In Ceni’s debut in charge of Bahia, an important victory away from home: 4 x 2 in Coritiba, on the pitch of the Couto Pereira Stadium. With the positive result, the Squadron reached 25 points, and occupies 15th place in the Brasileirão Série A table.
On the visiting side, Santos remains in a deep crisis. After five matches and just one victory, Peixe fired another coach. This time, the person who left his position was Diego Aguirre, the third name to occupy the position in the Santos team during this championship.
Alvinegro from Praia comes from three consecutive defeats, the last of which was the most humiliating: in the middle of Vila Belmiro, they lost 3 x 0 to Cruzeiro. At this moment, Santos has 21 points and occupies 17th place, opening the Z4 of the Brasileirão.
Bahia x Santos where to watch and time:
- Date: 09/18/2023, Monday;
- Time: 8pm (Brasília time);
- Location: Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador/BA, Brazil;
- Where to watch: Premiere.
Probable lineups Bahia x Santos
This will be Rogerio Ceni’s second match in command of the Tricolor Squadron. In this round, the coach counts on the return of defender Vitor Hugo, who was suspended; and full-back André, who recovered from injury. While Vitor Hugo should return to the starting lineup, André should remain an option.
On the other hand, the tricolor squad continues to have some important absences. Thus, goalkeeper Danilo Fernandes, midfielder Cauly and defender David Duarte are under the care of the medical department; while midfielder Rezende is left out for having received his third yellow card in the previous round.
Probable lineup: Marcos Felipe; Gilberto, Kanu, Vitor Hugo and Camilo Candido; Yago Felipe, Thaciano and Léo Cittadini; Ademir, Rafael Ratão and Vinícius Mingotti. Technician: Rogerio Ceni.
Santos will have the interim commander in this round. After the dismissal of Diego Aguirre, Peixe continues to look for a fourth coach to lead the team. For now, Marcelo Fernandes is the interim coach of the black and white squad.
The interim coach will have a fundamental reinforcement in this game: the return of Soteldo in midfield. The Venezuelan served a suspension in the previous round, and returns to the starting lineup. However, they will not have midfielder Rodrigo Fernandez, who received his third yellow card. In addition to him, defender Alex is dealing with a serious ankle injury, and is virtually out of the rest of the season.
Probable lineup: João Paulo; Júnior Caiçara, João Basso, Messias and Dodô; Nonato, Soteldo and Jean Lucas; Lucas Braga, Mendoza and Marcos Leonardo. Technician: Marcelo Fernandes (interim).
Bahia x Santos lineups
Bahia x Santos lineups are released approximately 1 hour before the start of the game.
Referee of the Bahia x Santos game
- Referee: Ramon Abatti Abel / SC (FIFA);
- Assistant 1: Alex dos Santos / SC;
- Assistant 2: Thiaggo Americano Labes / SC;
- Fourth Referee: Josué Reis de Jesus Júnior / BA;
- VAR: Carlos Eduardo Nunes Braga / RJ.